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Facial recognition technology in Windows 10

November 20th, 2017

Facial recognition technology has been around for some time, but its underdeveloped capabilities meant it could be fooled by masks, photographs, or even painted faces. However, the technology has come a long way since its inception and companies like Microsoft are including it in consumer products like Windows 10. Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and […]

Microsoft enhances Windows 10 with Follow Me

November 3rd, 2017

PC users might soon get an extra pair of hands when navigating Windows 10, thanks to a new feature called ‘Follow Me.’ It will significantly enhance the capabilities of Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant (VA) — from answering questions about the weather to being a considerably more capable Windows guide. Possible new Cortana features Cortana can […]

Microsoft 365 for Education launch

October 20th, 2017

What should school teachers, students, and business people be excited about by the latest Microsoft conference? A rough answer would be something that includes Minecraft, new software bundles, and cut-rate Windows devices. For a detailed answer, read on. Good news for schools and educators Microsoft recently rolled out Microsoft 365 for Education, which combines Office […]

Cyber weapons for sale by dangerous hackers

October 6th, 2017

“Script kiddies” are a type of computer hacker that copies malware programs from more experienced creators and put their own name on it. WannaCry was programmed by script kiddies, and the group they stole the malware from is selling a new set of vulnerabilities. Who are the ShadowBrokers? There are several theories about who the […]

Clean up your PC with 2 new Windows features

September 19th, 2017

One of the things that can make your PC perform slower than normal is clutter. And for a long time, Windows users had no choice but to manually remove the clutter themselves. The good news is, Windows 10 has come up with new tools that make decluttering a lot easier. But first off, you need […]

Microsoft released security updates for all versions of Windows

August 31st, 2017

Windows is the most widely used operating system in the world, and for this reason it is also the most frequently targeted platform for hackers. In an attempt to shut down cyber criminals before they can exploit vulnerabilities, Microsoft recently rolled out a new security patch that fixes several known bugs for all versions of […]

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: What’s new?

August 17th, 2017

Microsoft is releasing the Fall Creators Update in September that promises an even better array of features. Windows 10 users can expect improvements to OneDrive file management, battery usage, ransomware protection, and more. We have rounded up some of the new and noteworthy features for business users. Files on-demand in OneDrive ‘OneDrive Files On-Demand’ solves […]

Microsoft 365 unveiled

August 1st, 2017

Microsoft has sold Office 365 and Windows 10 to businesses in various ways. While some business owners don’t mind purchasing the two solutions separately, others prefer one bundle that offers both. And that’s now possible with Microsoft 365. Microsoft 365 combines Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security into one solution, which will […]

Ransomware protection for Windows 10

July 14th, 2017

The development of global ransomware attacks like WannaCry is a worrying trend for many computer users, especially for those with outdated Windows PCs. Fortunately, Microsoft is adding some much needed security features in Windows 10 to help keep users safe. If you are a Windows user, here’s why you can’t afford to miss this critical […]

Microsoft issues security patch for XP

June 28th, 2017

When a Microsoft product reaches its “end-of-life,” the tech developer no longer provides feature updates, technical assistance, and automatic fixes for that product. Support for Windows XP, for instance, ended in April 2014. That said, recent malware attacks have caused Microsoft to continue support for their outdated operating system. Read on to find out more. […]